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Consider the following sentences: Everybody in the class is prepared for the exam. Babu invited Danish to his home because he enjoys playing chess. Which of the following is the $\text{CORRECT}$ observation about the above two sentences? $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically correct and ... correct and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically incorrect and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous
asked Mar 1 in Verbal Ability jothee 1.4k points
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Until Iran came along, India had never been ___________ in Kabaddi. defeated defeating defeat defeatist
asked Nov 3, 2020 in Verbal Ability soujanyareddy13 2.7k points
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The unruly crowd demanded that the accused be ___________ without trial. hanged hanging hankering hung
asked Mar 26, 2018 in Verbal Ability Milicevic3306 7.9k points
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Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly: A $\underline{prone}$ is a dried plum. He was lying $\underline{prone}$ on the floor. People who eat a lot of fat are $\underline{prone}$ to heart disease. (i) and (iii) only (iii) only (i) and (ii) only (ii) and (iii) only
asked Mar 26, 2018 in Verbal Ability Milicevic3306 7.9k points
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I ________ made arrangements had I _________ informed earlier. could have, been would have, being had, have had been, been
asked Mar 26, 2018 in Verbal Ability Milicevic3306 7.9k points
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The following question presents a sentence. part of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence you find four ways of phrasing the underlined part. Following the requirements of the standard written English, select the answer that produces the most effective sentence. Tuberculosis, together ... causes of death has the rank of one of the leading causes of death are one of the leading causes of death
asked Mar 26, 2018 in Verbal Ability Milicevic3306 7.9k points
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The Headmaster ____________ to speak to you. Which of the following options is incorrect to complete the above sentence? is wanting wants want was wanting
asked Mar 26, 2018 in Verbal Ability Milicevic3306 7.9k points
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$\underset{I}{\underline{\text{All engineering students}}}\; \underset{II}{\underline{\text{should learn mechanics,}}} \;\underset{III}{\underline{\text{mathematics and}}}\; \underset{IV}{\underline{\text{how to do computation.}}}$ Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is not appropriate? I II III IV
asked Mar 26, 2018 in Verbal Ability Milicevic3306 7.9k points
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